About the Conference

Crafting collaboration and connections


The 12th annual Craft Brewers Conference & Marketplace will take place in Hamilton, Ontario from November 6–7, 2024.

​The Canadian craft brewing industry’s top brewers, decision makers, thought leaders, suppliers, and supporters will gather for two+ days of craft brewing education, networking, social events and business development. OCBC also features the largest craft brewing trade show in Canada with 120+ exhibitors.


1,000+ attendees, including Canadian, US and Ontario craft brewery owners, operators, brewers, investors, government and industry champions, as well as 120+ leading-edge industry suppliers to the brewing industry in the Suppliers Marketplace.


  • Tuesday, November 5: supplier load-in, attendee pre-registration, social events
  • Wednesday, November 6: trade show, keynote and breakout sessions, social events
  • Thursday, November 7: trade show, keynote & breakout sessions, after party


NEW LOCATION! OCB is excited to host its annual conference in the thriving city of Hamilton, conveniently located close to the GTA, major highways and airports. Hamilton’s hopping brewery scene will provide multiple opportunities for sampling, socials and brewery visits.

Hamilton Convention Centre
1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y2

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